Solution-Focused Approachin Preventing Challenging Behaviorsin Adolescent Groups


The aim of this article is to present selected scientific research on the effective- ness of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) in working with adolescents. It also aims to highlight the positive aspects of SFBT and its potential applications in preventing so-called challenging behaviors in youth. Firstly, the basic assumptions of SFBT will be discussed, along with the methods and techniques that can be applied when working with adolescents. The article will also describe selected scientific studies and their results, emphasizing the benefits of using this approach, such as improved social relationships, the development of social skills and stress coping mechanisms, as well as the cultivation of positive habits. The article has two main objectives: scientific and pragmatic. It seeks to provide a compre- hensive and organized overview of the available knowledge, facilitating its implementation by trained professionals


Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT); challenging behavior; adolescents/teen-agers

Published : 2024-02-02

Gulczyńska, A. (2024). Solution-Focused Approachin Preventing Challenging Behaviorsin Adolescent Groups. Resocjalizacja Polska, (26), 101-116.

Anna Gulczyńska 
Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu  Poland

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